Gas Surface Burner Not Igniting


  • Spill over
  • Burner placement or assembly
  • Pot or pan size
  • Spark module, switch, electrode or igniter not working
  • Gas supply insufficient or poor quality

Core Issue:

  • Poor ignition, no ignition of gas burner
  • Gas burner does not ignite
  • Burners will not ignite on their own but can be lit manually
  • No power to gas surface burner

Steps to Verify Issue:

  1. If new, confirm unit is using the correct gas type.
  2. To fix a a Wolf gas burner with ignition issues, refer to the troubleshooting steps in Gas Surface Burner Clicking as they are the same for burners not igniting.
  3. For additional information, refer to:


If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.  

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